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Plan a Sensory-Friendly Vacation

Are you planning your next vacation? Does a member of your family struggle with sensory sensitivity or sensory overload? Travelling can be stressful and challenging at the best of times! A sensory-friendly vacation is a solution for a less stressful and more enjoyable vacation, be it solo, duo or with a group of family or

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How to Create Sensory-Friendly Emails

Do you find yourself communicating more by email these days? Maybe you are working from home. Or, only going into the office some of the time. Ever receive an email that you simply don’t understand? On the other hand, have you ever sent an email that was misunderstood? These are common experiences for email users.

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Make your Beach Sensory-Friendly

Many people enjoy visiting the beach. However, did you know that some families avoid the beach? The crowds of people, loud noises and lack of shade can all be very overwhelming for children with sensory sensitivity. That is true for adults and seniors too! Have you ever considered making your beach sensory-friendly? There are easy,

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Accessible Travel: Unlocking a World of Inclusion for All

Easily Go Beyond Ramps and Restrooms: How Sensory-Friendly Practices Enhance Accessibility The travel industry thrives on creating unforgettable experiences. However, for many individuals with disabilities, traditional travel options can present significant barriers. Importantly, this is where accessible travel comes in – a movement within the tourism sector dedicated to removing these barriers and ensuring everyone

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An Art Museum Hosts a Virtual Sensory-Friendly Workshop

Picture this: You join a Zoom call. You first see a gallery of new faces. You hear scattered chatter in the group.  People interrupt one another.  They apologize for their audio delays. You notice a cluttered workspace behind some.  While other participants have a bright, patterned virtual background. You notice that people walk behind another participant on camera. While another is interrupted by their barking dog.  And the

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How to Create Sensory-Friendly Events

A Guide for Businesses and Organizations Sensory-friendly events are becoming increasingly common as more people identify as having sensory sensitivities and the experience of sensory overload. These events cater to individuals who experience discomfort or overload from certain sights, sounds, smells, tastes, or touches. Moreover, by creating a sensory-friendly environment, businesses and organizations can be

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Making a Splash for All: Sensory-Friendly Swimming Lessons

Creating an Inclusive Splash: How Sensory-Friendly Lessons Make Swimming Accessible Did you know that drowning is a major preventable cause of death for children? While swimming lessons are crucial for improved water safety, traditional classes can be overwhelming for some kids. Enter sensory-friendly swimming lessons! In particular, these specialized programs cater to children with sensory

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